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    Fine, Malay Sword (Klewang) with Horn Hilt & Silver Mounts

    Malay Peninsula or Sumatra, Indonesia
    19th century

    length: 72.5cm, weight: 854g

    Provenance

    private collection, England.

    6322

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      Sumatran-Malay Terracotta Stemmed Vase for Drinking Water

      Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
      circa 1900

      height: 16cm, diameter: 20cm, weight: 860g

      Provenance

      private collection, southern England.

      6320

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        Sumatran-Malay Terracotta Spouted Drinking Water Vessel (Kibuk)

        Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
        circa 1900

        height: 21.5cm, length: 19cm, weight: 1,031g

        Provenance

        private collection, southern England.

        6184

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          Fine, Carved Hippopotamus Tooth & Horn Tumbok Lada Dagger

          North Sumatra, Indonesia
          19th century

          length: 34cm, weight: 475g

          Provenance

          private English collection; private Japanese collection.

          5708

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            Malay Earthenware Water Flask with Silver Mounts (Labu Ayer)

            Malay People, Perak, Malay Peninsula
            late 19th or early 20th century

            height: 30cm, diameter: 18cm, weight: 1,056g

            Provenance

            UK art market

            4922

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              Malay Kris Panjang with Chased Silver Mounts & Pierced Hilt

              Malay Peninsula
              18th-19th century

              length: 42.5cm,weight: 443g

              Provenance

              UK art market

              5365

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                Fine Malay Kris with Carved Hilt & Inscribed Silver Mounted Scabbard

                Malay Peninsula
                19th century

                length: 45cm, weight: 336g

                Provenance

                UK art market

                5517

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                  Pair of Malay Bolster-End Tekat Panels with Gold Thread

                  Malay People, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                  19th century

                  approx. length of embroidered section of each: 21.3cm, height: 14.8cm

                  Provenance

                  private collection, UK.

                  5299

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                    Pair of Malay Bolster-End Tekat Panels with Gold Thread

                    Malay People, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                    circa 1920

                    approx. length of embroidered section of each: 24.5cm, height: 8cm

                    Provenance

                    collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                    5352

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                      Two Malay Cotton Woven Textiles (Kain Tenun)

                      Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                      early 20th century

                      both about 226cm x 102cm

                      Provenance

                      collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                      5359

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                        Malay Gold Thread & Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun)

                        Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                        early 20th century

                        198cm x 102cm

                        Provenance

                        collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                        5350

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                          Malay Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun)

                          Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                          early 20th century

                          228cm x 107cm

                          Provenance

                          collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                          5357

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                            Malay Cotton Woven Textile (Kain Tenun)

                            Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                            early 20th century

                            114cm x 101cm

                            Provenance

                            collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                            5358

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                              Malay Woven Cotton Textile (Kain Tenun)

                              Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                              early 20th century

                              198cm x 112cm

                              Provenance

                              collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                              5351

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                                Malay Woven Cotton Textile (Kain Tenun)

                                Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                early 20th century

                                186cm x 105cm

                                Provenance

                                collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                5356

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                                  Malay Woven Silk Textile (Kain Tenun)

                                  Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                  early 20th century

                                  186cm x 104cm

                                  Provenance

                                  collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                  5355

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                                    Malay Woven Silk Textile (Kain Tenun)

                                    Malay People, East Coast, Malay Peninsula, Malaysia
                                    early 20th century

                                    81cm x 186cm

                                    Provenance

                                    collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                    5348

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                                      Malay Jacket (Baju Melayu) of Striped Kain Tenum

                                      Malay People, Malay Peninsula, probably Johor, Malaysia
                                      circa 1900

                                      width from arm to arm: 155cm, length: 71cm

                                      Provenance

                                      collected by Alwyn Sidney Haynes (1878-1963), and thence by descent. Haynes was a colonial administrator in Malaya and the Straits Settlements between 1901 and 1934. He held many posts including Acting British Resident, Pahang (1924); British Resident, Perak (1925); British Advisor, Kedah (1925); British Advisor, Kelantan (1930); and Acting Colonial Administrator, Straits Settlements (1933), after which he retired and returned to England, and lived near Stratford-upon-Avon, and then in Leamington Spa. Haynes loaned some of the items he collected in Malaya to the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford in 1939. He was awarded an Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 1950.

                                      3588

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                                        Small Malay Sewar Dagger with Hippopotamus Tooth Mounts

                                        Malay People, Sumatra or Malay Peninsula
                                        19th century

                                        length: 19cm, weight: 49cm

                                        Provenance

                                        private collection, UK

                                        3792

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                                          Malay Sewar Dagger with Fine Silver Mounts

                                          Malay People, Sumatra or Malay Peninsula
                                          19th century

                                          length: 36cm, weight: 326g

                                          Provenance

                                          UK art market

                                          639

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                                            Engraved Silver Betel Box

                                            Sumatra, Indonesia
                                            19th century

                                            length: 8cm, combined weight: 148g

                                            Provenance

                                            private collection, London

                                            640

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                                              Engraved Silver Betel & Lime Boxes

                                              Sumatra, Indonesia
                                              19th century

                                              length: 6.5cm, total weight: 117g

                                              Provenance

                                              private collection, London.

                                              641

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                                                Engraved Silver Betel & Lime Boxes

                                                Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                19th century

                                                length: 6.7cm, chain length: 21.5cm, total weight: 128g

                                                803

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                                                  Large Zoomorphic Borneo Bronze Kettle (Cerek)

                                                  Borneo - Sarawak (Malaysia) or Brunei
                                                  19th century

                                                  height: 30cm, length: 39cm

                                                  Provenance

                                                  Acquired from the UK antiques market (southern England) and most probably has been in the UK since the colonial period.

                                                  4519

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                                                    Silver Lidded Lotus-Pattern Bowl

                                                    Singapore or Riau
                                                    circa 1920

                                                    height: 16.3cm, diameter: 21.4cm, weight: 506g

                                                    Provenance

                                                    UK art market

                                                    3817

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                                                      Gold & Coloured Silk Thread & Red Silk ‘Winged Dragon’ Songket

                                                      Malay people, Palembang, Indonesia
                                                      late 19th-early 20th century

                                                      length: 206cm, width: 80cm

                                                      Provenance

                                                      Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of mostly Indonesian textiles and other ethnographica.

                                                      3821

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                                                        Woman’s Ceremonial Skirt (Tapis Tua) Fragment

                                                        Pubian People, Lampung, South Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                        circa 1920

                                                        length: 114cm, width: 58cm

                                                        Provenance

                                                        Acquired in the UK, from the estate collection of Dr George Yuille Caldwell (1924-2016). Dr Caldwell, an English-born physician moved to Singapore in the 1950s, from where he built up a collection of Indonesian textiles and other ethnographica.

                                                        321

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                                                          Pair of Cast Brass Flasks made for the Malay Market

                                                          Minangkabau People, Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                          late 19th century

                                                          height: 31.5 cm

                                                          Provenance

                                                          Dutch antique market

                                                          327

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                                                            Minangkabau-Malay Brass Water Ewer or Kettle (Kendi)

                                                            Sumatra/Malay Peninsula
                                                            circa 1850

                                                            height: 27cm, length: 26cm, weight: 2,082g

                                                            Provenance

                                                            UK art market

                                                            328

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                                                              Brass Water Container (Kendi)

                                                              Minangkabau People, Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                              19th century

                                                              height: 32 cm

                                                              Provenance

                                                              UK art market

                                                              2829

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                                                                Philippines Silver-Inlaid Brass Wedding Vessel (Gadur)

                                                                Moro People, Mindanao, Philippines
                                                                early 20th century

                                                                height: 55cm

                                                                Provenance

                                                                private collection, US.

                                                                2745

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                                                                  Malay Kris with Fine Blade & Silver Mounts

                                                                  Sumatra or Malay Peninsula
                                                                  19th century and earlier

                                                                  length: 46cm

                                                                  Provenance

                                                                  UK art market

                                                                  2402

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                                                                    Malay Tiger-Motif Sewar Dagger with Horn & Silver Mounts

                                                                    Sumatra/Malay Peninsula
                                                                    19th century

                                                                    length: 30cm

                                                                    Provenance

                                                                    UK art market

                                                                    2403

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                                                                      Malay Sewar Dagger with Silver Mounts

                                                                      Sumatra/Malay Peninsula
                                                                      19th century

                                                                      length: 34.5cm weight: 241g

                                                                      Provenance

                                                                      UK art market

                                                                      2509

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                                                                        Malay Sewar Dagger with Horn & Silver Mounts

                                                                        Sumatra/Malay Peninsula
                                                                        19th century

                                                                        length: 32cm, weight: 242g

                                                                        Provenance

                                                                        UK art market

                                                                        2510

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                                                                          Unusual Sewar Dagger with Wood & Silver Mounts

                                                                          North Sumatra, Indonesia
                                                                          19th century

                                                                          length: 35.5cm

                                                                          Provenance

                                                                          UK art market

                                                                          1840

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                                                                            Patani Kris Tajong with Zoomorphic Carved Wooden Hilt

                                                                            Kelantan, Malaysia or Patani, Southern Thailand
                                                                            19th century

                                                                            length: 47.5cm, weight: 507g

                                                                            Provenance

                                                                            private UK collection

                                                                            1538

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                                                                              Malay Dagger (Tumbok Lada) with Parrot-shaped Horn Hilt

                                                                              Malay, Malaysia
                                                                              early 20th century

                                                                              length: 34cm, weight: 199g

                                                                              Provenance

                                                                              UK art market